I just acquired a 6.6 Swedish mauser. Love the rifle but was having trouble getting 6.5 x 55 rounds. Was told I could use 6.5 Creedom. round and.260 remmington round. I dont like useing different rounds. Any suggestions ?
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Linse01, no no no! As already mentioned, only use the ammo the rifle is marked to use!
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The 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser is my go to rifle for deer sized game. The original 1896 Swedish Mauser was way ahead of its time. It doesn't leave very much on the table when compared to the modern 6.5(s.)
Mule deer and Colorado elk seasons almost done! Hunters driving farm roads, looking for racks, their PH driving them along, I ask that you not pull into my drive. The buck behind me, on the boundary line of the GMU somehow knows. The hunter laughs, I would invite you in to see my Searcy rifles but social distancing prevails, darkness arrives and the buck slides away into secret tree grove...